Porsche Racing Cars: 1976 to 2005

Overview


Today, one cannot escape the fact that the words Porsche and racing go hand in hand. This book follows Porsche's year-by-year progress in top flight racing and rallying, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success on the tracks and worldwide acclaim. This particular volume starts with the story of the pure racers of 1976 vintage, and takes the reader through a series of racing models, including the glorious 956 and 962, up to 2005 via contemporary ...
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Overview


Today, one cannot escape the fact that the words Porsche and racing go hand in hand. This book follows Porsche's year-by-year progress in top flight racing and rallying, and looks in detail at the pure competition cars that brought the German marque such immense success on the tracks and worldwide acclaim. This particular volume starts with the story of the pure racers of 1976 vintage, and takes the reader through a series of racing models, including the glorious 956 and 962, up to 2005 via contemporary photography and words from an acknowledged Porsche authority. An earlier volume covers the years up to 1975 inclusive. The book includes detailed year by year coverage of Porsche's top class racing and rallying exploits in words and 300 excellent photos. This book is a must have for all fans of the Porsche marque and motor sport.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Packed with color photos and well researched, this is a must-have for fans of the marque." – Auto Express

"Porschephiles will, no doubt, want this to add to their copy of Long's previous Porsche Racing Cars volume." – New Zealand Classic Car

"If you have the earlier book, you'll certainly want this one alongside it on your bookshelf." – Speedscene

"This book presents year-by-year the model, series and races with which Porsche kept on top. It is a superb book not only covering Porsche but the times." – Victory Lane

From the Publisher

"Packed with color photos and well researched, this is a must-have for fans of the marque." – Auto Express

"Porschephiles will, no doubt, want this to add to their copy of Long's previous Porsche Racing Cars volume." – New Zealand Classic Car

"If you have the earlier book, you'll certainly want this one alongside it on your bookshelf." – Speedscene

"This book presents year-by-year the model, series and races with which Porsche kept on top. It is a superb book not only covering Porsche but the times." – Victory Lane

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904788454
  • Publisher: Veloce Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/15/2008
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 10.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Born in Coventry, the heart of Britain’s motor industry, Brian Long is a professional writer with a passion for vintage and racing machinery. A trained mechanical engineer and a Porsche 911 owner, he has had strong links with the factory for over a decade. Married to Miho and with two children (Louis and Sophie-Mercedes), he now lives just outside Tokyo. With over 40 books published, including several works on Porsche, he’s a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers in the UK, the SAH in America, and the RJC and JAHFA in Japan.
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